China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1869.
- Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
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A woman with an elaborate hairstyle, and a child, standing on a fine carpet in front of a plain screen in the open air. The child is holding a flower. The setting is the same as Thomson's negative 708
1 photograph : photoprint : stereograph
Manchu lady and child Bears Thomson's negative number: "701"
This is one of a collection of same-size contact prints made, in 1981, from John Thomson's original negatives. The glass negatives, made between 1868 and 1872, were purchased from Thomson by Sir Henry Wellcome in 1921 and are now in the Wellcome Institute Library
Wellcome Collection 19651i
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